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accrue mostly to participate with higher skills. people can use computers. people can use robots and the like. and in that respect, even for a given distribution of educational outcomes, income distribution will widen, as the higher returns accrue to people who have the appropriate skill. so, it's hard to say entirely how to solve it. it's not a problem that can be solved quickly, but clearly trying to break down barriers to social mobility, trying to increase opportunities for training acquisition of skills, education, from a very young age, all the way through post-high school, junior college, and the like, is the basic approach. but it is a very, very difficult problem. to bring the federal reserve into it for a moment, as i said there's not much the federal reserve can do about very long-term trends like this that don't really have much to do with monetary policy. but over the shorter period, our efforts to put people back to work, and we are making extraordinary efforts to try to increase the number of jobs in our economy, that's going to be important factor reducing inequal
? can you give us any more feelings on that?you listed it as one of the , but can you be more graphic? can you give us any more detail as to the extent about the cuts to our military capability. -- our military capability? statess in the united and one of those involved in protecting the government's thetion when we published strategic defense and security review in october of 2010. remarks, in my opening the administration at that time, although there were some underlying concerns, they were persuaded that we were going to spectrum of full capabilities, that they were reassured that our defense spending would remain above 2%, certainly throughout the life of this parliament, and that the numbers we were talking about for interventions in the future were scalable. they were not as great as we have managed before, but they were nevertheless militarily significant numbers for continuing operations and for large single operations. i talked also about the niche areas. they were reassured may be surprised we were putting an extra $1 billion with this parliament and that money was going to
. >> the fed used to have reserves and one of the changes is that now they can pay it and they look at the new tool of the interest rate. >> and number of people to put this in context a number of people have been arguing one of the problems in terms of funding investment in the private sector is that the fed is taking the money out of the system by paying interest on reserves. i think there is very little evidence that that is the case created the design of the policy was primarily to make sure that there was control over the rate to keep the fund rate is much narrower than they had been. remember that as a time when it was all over the place. it seemed to have worked quite effectively, and i think the evidence to that policy is pretty positive. the evidence against it in terms of its long-term effect is minimal. that doesn't mean that it couldn't be used to harm the private sector by taking the money out of the economy because they have discretion on the rate by which it pays for those funds obviously by the race that would be too high you could do a lot of damage but i don't think there is
from state department and u.s. aid officials held by the foreign relations subcommittee. this is live coverage on c-span3. >>> good morning. let me welcome you all to the subcommittee on east asia and the pacific for the senate foreign relations committee. let me thank chairman menendez for allowing us to conduct this subcommittee hearing on such short notice. senator rubio, thank you very much for your help and your staff's help in arranging this hearing in record time. when we say the senate can't act quickly, we did act quickly on putting this hearing together, and i very much appreciate that, all the people who worked to make this possible. nice to see you again, we were together yesterday, billy, referred to that, but the filipino ambassador to the united states is a friend and has been extremely helpful to us. shortly after the typhoon, we had a chance to talk, and at that time i expressed our deep condolence on the loss of life as a result of the typhoon, and america's interest to exercise leadership internationally in assisting the filipinos in the recovery, saving lives, and
in the region, and ths state department has been on, engaged, so there has been a u.s. response with the n international community to assist the philippine nal co government. the immediate needs have been in the area of food, water, and medicine, and logistics, long-term needs are going to be the rebuilding of the affected l areas, and clearly that will become a challenge for the ge philippine islands, and for the help of the international community.help o it's personal to many people in america. we have 4 million americans of f filipino descent that live in america. and in the state of maryland, we have 26,000. we and yesterday, with the ambassador's assistance, and jeremy, with your help, we met with representatives of the hel filipino community in maryland,e and they are, obviously, very anxious because they have relatives and friends that werea directly impacted and they are worried about their well being.h they also are frustrated becaush they want to help, and how can they help? que and that's a question we're try going to try to focus on during this hearing, is how can individuals
in the initial days of the troubled website. >> a stunning admission by the u.s., john kerry admits some surveillance has gone too far, just as giant tech companies push back against the government. >> the bottom line is people are going to go hungry. >> the federal cuts making it harder for struggling families to put food on the table. >> a threatened species makes a comeback. the salmon population is pushed toward record numbers. >> good morning, good to have you with us on this friday with that welcome to aljazeera america. >> for more than a month now, the obama administration has been saying how many millions of people have visited the health care website, but they have kept quiet about exactly how many have enrolled, insisting they do not have those numbers. >> new documents show the white house has a pretty good idea. >> even the president admits healthcare.gov has problems. >> the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck. >> just how many people have gotten stuck or how many ever enrolled are figures the obama administration has been denying the public for days now.
revenge. why are regular pakistani's upset with the u.s. instead of celebrating the death of a mass murderer. why does it seem america issen my number one in pakistan? florida atlantic's football coach forced out for allegedly using drugs. as america's marijuana laws are relaxed should the sports crackdown on pot go up in smoke? are we alone in the universe? scientists found billions of reasons why we may not be. i'm antonio mora. we begin with a poisoned partnership between u.s. and pakistan. a drone strike friday killed taliban leader hakimullah mehsud, before peace talks between the pakistan government and the taliban were supposed to begin. pakistan's interior minister accused the u.s. of tarting not the taliban, but regional piece. >> it was an ambush, not a fire from the front, an ambush. >> in washington, chairman mike rogers was all for taking out hakimullah mehsud. >> he's part of an hakani network. this was a bad guy. by the way, there's information recently that concerned us about the safety of our troops. i'm a little better for our troops today than i did before this ev
to give us some perspective on the situation. isn't north korea on the u.s. state department list of countries to avoid for u.s. citizens? >> the state department can only advise americans not to go to certain countries, in this case north korea, but mr. newman had the freedom to go there if we wanted if granted a visa. he went via a beijing-based tour company. you can tell imagine that before they bring any tourist into north korea, because this is quite a type of specific adventure traveling, that they would warn people what to do and what not to do, and one thing they make very clear is you have to listen to your north korean guide. that was the experience we had ourselves. they tell you what to do and where to go, and you are not supposed to step out of the hotel room. >> so melissa what kind of recourse does the family have? >> unfortunately the family will have to wait and depend on the state department. this is something the north koreans will try to use to their advantage, perhaps to get food aid or some sort of concession from the united states. >> and the north koreans a
are required to purchase -- >> an insurance policy has a series of benefits, whether you use them or not. one of the benefits -- >> that's why the health care premiums are increasing, we're forcing them to buy things they will never need. thank you, madam chairman. >> the individual policies cover families, men offer ten do need maternity coverage for their spouses and for their families, yes. >> single male age 32 does not need maternity coverage to the best of your knowledge has a man ever delivered a baby? >> gentlelady's time -- >> i don't think so. >> -- has expired. gentlelady, cathy morris rogers. >> thank you, mr. chairman. although we were told repeatedly that if you liked your health insurance plan you would be able to keep it, we're now being told by the government that they have determined many existing plans to be lousy, subpar. in reality, this law is becoming quickly less about helping americans purchase affordable coverage and more about compelling millions of americans into a struggling medicaid program. in my home state of washington, 90% of enroll ees will be in medicaid. 1
and capacity to control the impulses was virtually nonexistent. the genetic evidence was used to challenge it saying the person didn't have the necessary mental state. to provide a novel serious -- that the person's own self provoked him rather than some external person, totally novel theory; right? and try to mitigate. didn't work in this case, and hasn't worked in a lot of cases because the objective circumstances are different than the neurological evidence. evidence of planning as we ordinarily understand it by a guy, taking it to a place, pulling a trigger saying die all right. those objective things lint face a lot of neurological ens. this just tells you -- the red bar is bad for the criminal defenses. the blue bar is good for the criminal defenses. whenever you are in the room you should see a lough red. you should see a little bit of blue and the little bit of blue you should see is around mitigation. in effective assistance of counsel mitigation, and soming aggravation. in general, it's not working we again, remember it's a subset of cases. it may be more effective i
. >> that is it for us this morning. take it away, are kohcarol. >> thanks so much. have a great weekend. "newsroom" starts now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> happening how in "the newsroom," november roars in. halloween havoc as a massive storm hammers millions from maine to texas. >> the water came too fast. there wouldn't have been time to get people out of their houses. >> reporter: people plucked from rooftops. this morning the storm marches east. >>> also foot cut. >> i just learn how to survive. >>> millions of americans who use foot stamps on notice. >> no matter how people look at you keep your head up. >> reporter: one in seven of us desperately depending on this program to put food on the table. >>> plus -- >> thanks for flying with delta. >> reporter: fire up that ipod, kindle or computer. delta becomes the first airline to let you use your gadgets below 10,000 feet but there's still one thing you cannot do. >> smoking is not allowed on any delta flight. >> reporter: you're live in the "cnn newsroom." good morning everyone. i'm carol costello, thank you so much for joining m
telling us anywhere from 20 to 80% of their individual business is being councils so that's a big spread and some pretty big numbers. it could be a substantial number of people getting those notices. >> host: how are employers picking the ones to cancel? >> guest: insurers are looking at this and they are saying policies that didn't exist before march of 2010 or new policies that people have purchased since 2010 are unlikely to be grandfathered. if they are not grandfathered and don't meet the requirements of the affordable care act it's likely they will get a notice. to put this in context before the affordable clean air act insurers would cancel policies. it was an unusual. they would discontinue product lines that weren't profitable for them. this is not unusual but what is unusual is the scope of and number of people that are likely to get these. >> host: consumer advocates are concerned that insurers are using these cancellations to target their most costly enrollees. >> guest: some consumer advocates are worried that maybe they are just taking unprofitable lines of business. insure
for all of us to survive. we're all suffering here, even the rich. >> reporter: a crowd gathers at the coliseum's edge as another dead body surfaces. it's not many to see the future here, but many say they have to leave it up to god. >> earlier we are spoke to the spokesman for the philippine president. and he has admitted the government's response had initially been slow, but is now making progress. >> certainly we want things to be faster, but let me say this also, when there's been a lot of reports that it has been slow, and we will concede in the first couple of days it was slow. the scale of this disaster was unprecedented more than anybody thought it would be. the first line of -- the first responders -- the line of first responders were themselves victims, so for example, the day after the storm, about -- less than 10% of the police force was able to go to work the next day because either they had died or their relatives had died. once we got there, the first thing we had to do was remove the obstructions from the roads. you can't get from point, a to point b if there is
and the first thing we'll do is i'll use my conventional forces, and if that fails, use strategic forces. i tell you, it's going to turn around. don't think about it in a nuclear sense, but think strategic first, coming from great distance or no distance, to solve a problem. last, think about the conventional forces and moving and huge costs of standing armies and moving them to the problem. it's just the reality we have to deal with, and how we're going to do that, how are we going to afford it, those are the the questions, i think, that we're going to, as an alliance, come to grips with and understand how to do that; ours, we're not matching resources and capabilities with the security that we desire to have. >> thank you. >> other than that i'm in a good place. >> that leaves a good place. the leading expert brings a dose of reality, make it a concern, particularly such with europe. when you hear those speakers, particularly john cartwright's point about, you know, we have to be ability to exercise and leverage increasing speed and deploy our forces. do you see this happening in nato? is nato
mainly on our roads in the bay area. >> thanks for joining us here at 5:00. nightly news is next. d rain and soon high winds across enough of the country to screw up travel across the country. and already it's a tough go for millions on the move for thanksgiving. >>> birth control battle. the fight over obama care and religious freedom. it's headed to the supreme court. >>> double agents. tonight a secret government plan exposed. how the u.s. turned guantanamo bay prisoners into spies and turned them loose. >>> and a few good men and how they are changing a thanksgiving tradition forever. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. it is already tonight a storm that stretches from the southern tip of florida up to nova scotia, and at its core, which is a moving target right now, it's dumping a ton of misery on several states. the timing of this storm could not be worse because of what it does on the ground and in the air to the business of getting around. 700 flight delays already, and this storm is just getting started. the satellite picture of the nation from space shows the expa
the whole sector until they mature a little bit. rather be late and make money or be early and to use a lot. adam: i think that device shows that those who wait could have better gains. thank you very much. lori: now that has been trading a couple hours have to the underwriters feel? we will bring it in charlie gasparino. it suggests that money was left on the table? >> they were shooting at a $40 for the open but the looking at the intraday charge is interesting because it suggested opened at 45 but it really all bin dash 499 it has been down ever since. the underwriters want the price any retail or average investor that said this is playing with fire because you will not get a 45 or definitely not at 27 or 26 per you will get it at 48 and it is straight down ever since. that is the problem with the average investor playing the ipo game. i will say it again for the opening printed is important because that is what the little guy is stuck with and you don't get any shares but we should point out the amount of shares is outstanding is so small. that is a problem i think the underwriters did
>>> sealing the deal the u.s. and afghanistan reach a tentative agreement that will keep thousand of american troops there after 2014. now hamid karzai must sell the idea to tribal leaders. >> trey raydull takes a leave of absence after pleading guilty to drug possession. >> and rising from the ashes, a volcanic eruption in japan creates an island in the pacific ring of fire. >> good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. the future of american troops in afghanistan is being decided by a group of afghan tribal leaders. afghan and american leaders said yes to a security deal and today afghan president hamid karzai is pushing a council to accept it. the decision now lies with the loya jirga. >> translation: you are here representing the afghan nation. i was under pressure not to organise the loya jirga. when it comes to issues of national significance it is important to hold the jirgas. >> up to 15,000 troops could remain in the region if the security pact is signed, including 8,000-12,000 american troops. >> it is entirely train, equip and assist - there is no
of industrial and agricultural land use threatening the world's largest collection of freshwater springs. dr. graham: right now, the biggest question is how far we can stress the system and not push it past the point of no return. narrator: both researchers are working towards a sustainable future to protect the water needed by our species and our planet. arizona is one of the fastest-growing states in the u.s. the consequent demand on freshwater for personal, industrial, and agricultural use is depleting the natural resource and destroying the environment. i'm tom maddock. i'm at the university of arizona, and i study hydrology. i work in the area of ground-water/surface-water interactions. basically, the difference between ground water and surface water is you can float a stick in surface water. in ground water, you really can't do that except maybe looking down a well and dropping the stick down the well. narrator: surface water is typically found in lakes, rivers, and streams. ground water is found beneath the earth's surface in small pores and fractures found within large rock formation
-3881. independence and all others, (202) 585-5883. send us a tweet at @cspanwj. .-mail us, journal@c-span.org let me begin with a poll taken energy and- the environment trade-offs. from an april 10 poll, americans are still divided on this energy environment trade-off. americans divide evenly when asked whether the u.s. should prioritize energy production, or environmental protection, 45%, when goals conflict. from 2000 one to 2008, americans came down on the side of the environment. since 2009, they have been divided or showed a preference for energy production. aside from a shift for the environment in the late of the gulf of mexico oil spill in april 2010. have your energy habits changed over the years, what do you think about this? we want to hear from you this morning. more polls. is it possible to reduce the effects of global warming? there may be disagreement over whether global warming exist, most, 74% of those who say there of risingvidence temperatures on earth believe it is possible to reduce the effects. just 23% say it is not possible. when asked if mayors are -- if be neededifices will
insult to injury, the white house -- the president -- is not leveling with us. he's trying to claim -- cover his tracks, claiming he never really made these promises. no wonder a member of his own party called this a crisis of confidence. if the president is truly sorry about this, he will take steps to right this wrong. that is why i have offered to -- a bill to delay this law's individual mandate impacts. after all, how can you tax people for not buying a product from a website that does not work? in addition, next week the house will take up the keep your health care act, which will individual today in them market can continue to exist. no one wants to go to their inbox or mailbox and find out a plan they want is not going to continue. we look it asking questions and holding hearings because we will get to the bottom of this. the problem is not just the website. it's the whole law. let's stop this train wreck now and give the mayor and people the fairness and peace of mind that they deserve. thank you for listening. k's monday -- >> monday as president -- is veterans day. preside
bengazhi. here's how you can tell us your 3880 four202-585- democrats -- we have this question posted on our facebook page. about 1000 participants giving their opinion. you can reach out to us via ,witter and send us an e-mail journal@c-span.org. the gallup poll was taken in september. media, showingws from 1999 to the present day. they have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the mass media. goings 40% in 2012 and back to solar numbers. 55% still saying they do not have very much trust in it or none at all. when it comes to news sources and their trust in the mass media. that is the cbs news story from this week. where'd you gather news from and how do you take it in and why do you trust it? us,ou want to reach out to the numbers are -- you can also follow us on facebook, posting their opinions, you can as well. i will give you a couple of snapshots of what they are saying. when it comes to sources, out jazeera, bbc,al and public tv. you can give your sources on the phones, on facebook, or on tweet and e-mail. from new jersey, democrats line, go ahead. my favorite news sources n
exposed. how the u.s. turned guantanamo bay prisoners into spies and turned them loose. >>> and a few good men and how they are changing a thanksgiving tradition forever. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is nbc "nightly news" with brian williams. >> good evening. it is already tonight a storm that stretches from the southern tip of florida up to nova scotia, and at its core, which is a moving target right now, it's dumping a ton of misery on several states. the timing of this storm could not be worse because of what it does on the ground and in the air to the business of getting around. 700 flight delays already, and this storm is just getting started. the satellite picture of the nation from space shows the expanse of it. tomorrow is the busiest travel day of tea 43 million americans on the move. and while the storm is churning in the eastern part of the country, its effects, of course, will be felt all over. it's where we begin our coverage again tonight. nbc's tom costello is out in it in pittsburgh tonight. good evening. >> reporter: hi,
you for joining us, that is it for us. "all in" with chris hayes starts right now. >>> good evening from new york, i'm chris hayes, and this evening, just a few hours ago the senate came to another one of its truly embarrassing avoidable standoffs. and it happened even though democrats and republicans had previously agreed on how to proceed on competing legislation. legislation over one of the biggest issues facing our country today. here is what happened. the one big thing that the senate needs to do before the thanksgiving break is pass the national authorization act of the defense bill. and this year, that bill is the terrain of one of the most interesting david and goliath battles. last year alone, an estimated 26,000 instances of unwanted sexual contact, including aggravated sexual assault and rape, according to a survey of active duty members of the military. the defense department estimates that 86 and a half percent of these violent sexual crimes go unreported. and there is a clear-cut disagreement on how to report, prosecute and prevent the sexual assaults in the military.
for us all. the downside is clear. sudden, everybody is looking at the photo of the boston bomber. theybody knows who is boston bomber. he has been clearly identified. the only problem is it is not him, because it swept through the world so fast, and that kind of accuracy is critical. especially when decisions are being made so fast. >> ok, let's go back for a moment. during your interview, you spoke quite enthusiastically about the local journalism effort. since the interview, a bunch of things have been announced, and the main thing is that you have decided to sort of downsize the operation. ? what isalk about why the nature of photojournalism, and why is it so hard? >> sure. that we rolled out to 900 communities across the u.s., and basically the theory was what he just talked about, the authoritative nature of global journalism, and from a platform perspective basically, you have major publications and news not getting invested at the same level at the town where i live, and this was a very aggressive standpoint that local people living in local communities would want local in
at los angeles international airport. an u.s. drone strike kills the leader of a pakistani taliban. and the prime minister of iraq asks president obama for more help in ending violence in his country. ♪ >> there are still plenty of questions after a shooting at one of the nation's busiest airports. it happened near a security check point. terminal three at los angeles international airport, one tsa agent was killed, three others were wounded. the gunman was taken into custody after a shootout. officers. the investigators say they don't think anyone else was involved. >> we believe at this point that there was a loan shooter, that he acted at least right now, he was the only person armed in this incident. >> brian rooney joins us live from los angeles international airport. brian, good to see you. if you would, bring us up to speed for the very latest. >> reporter: the airport, tony, is still mostly shutdown. occasionally a flight lands but there is none taking off. i think a passenger just passed me. there was a stream of passengers coming by on the rode way going into the airpor
didn't see it tanking in the market because people are used to it and thinking by the very end andless minute, something will happen to right the ship. >> is this as bad as it seems from the inside or is this loud political sharp elbows? >> i think there are sharper elbows than there used to be. the political debate has always been us. i think one of the problems here has been that with the rise of the tea party, and let's remember, it used to be democrats who had trouble with their liberal wing. out of that is the democratic leadership council. that brought you president bill clinton. there is an evolution of how these things work. i think she is right. at this point the understanding of congress is it is like homework. they work to the deadline every single time. maybe over the deadline, but they get it done. >> one thing to that point. candy is right. it is ever us, the political confrontation is usual. the way the tea party wing of the republican party is viewed abroad is in terms such as the taliban wing of the republican party. that is what the economists are calling it. it is no
street nightclub, which hosted a hip-hop event on saturday. the owner told us he doubts anyone inside his club played a part in the crime. police hope surveillance cam florida the area will help identify suspects. >> nobody in custody at this point. our homicide vettors are working on various leads. >> police are asking for public for any information they may have about the murder. >>> tonight san jose police are investigating the city's 42nd 42nd murder this year. police officers found a man who had been shot and killed there have been no arrests. >> some self-described geeks and hackers met in san francisco to tackle gun violence through technology. tackers and community members met at the geek dom office and focused on be violence and the connection to mental health. >> we're also looking at applications that help families, individuals, parents, do a very quick and simple mental health assessment that can be used by a professional to intervene at the appropriate level. >> organizers say technology can cause people to become isolated and appreciate the irony when technology is used to h
president mohammed morsi was ousted in july. the u.s. and afghanistan have reached an agreement governing american troops and contractors who stay past 2014, when the official nato combat mission ends. it sets out troop numbers and conditions under which they'll operate. secretary of state john kerry confirmed today that a deal was reached, but he gave no details. he also denied reports that the u.s. will apologize for civilian deaths. >> let me be clear. president karzai didn't ask for an apology, there was no discussion of an apology. there will be... there is no... i mean, it's just not even on the table. we have agreed to language to be submitted to a loya jirga and they have to pass it. >> ifill: the loya jirga, or gathering of afghan elders, opens tomorrow in kabul. joseph paul franklin, a serial killer who targeted blacks and jews in the late 1970s, has been put to death in missouri. he was executed by lethal injection this morning. in addition to the murders, franklin admitted shooting civil rights leader vernon jordan, who survived the attack and "hustler" magazine publisher larr
black friday and it's not over yet. right now, tensions are high over the east china sea. u.s. and japanese planes flew into contested air space today. china scrambled fighter jets in response. we'll have the latest live from the pentagon. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> hello, i'm jim sciutto in washington. wolf blitzer is off today. we begin today with the markets. the dow continuing its record run. trading wrapping up just moments ago. there you see the dow finishing today's holiday shortened session, just about 16,000084. it also finishes out what has been a record breaking month dow topping to the 16,000 milestone for the first time ever. while the nasdaq is now back over 4,000. so we've got records on the dow and the nasdaq and big companies are raking in billions in profits. things seem to be great on wall street. so why aren't folks on main street feeling as confident about the economy and their own financial situation? >> zain asher has new polling numbers. you look at polls, they show our faith in the economy is shaky at best. we're seeing the markets jump
use has declined as the economy has grown. cars and trucks are becoming more efficient. all of that is good. at the same time, when you look at the affect that we already see from a destabilizing climate, droughts, wildfires, severe storms, you know that we need to be doing everything we can to accelerate a transition to a clean energy future, and weeks -- when we set the standard that high, that is when the president does not always reach the right marks. the way the president has laid out his priorities from mitigation, both from power plants and mobile sources, cars and trucks, is sound. it is a comprehensive, strategic approach. but, in the face of persistent, unyielding opposition, both from most segments of the republican party, as well as the oil, coal, and gas industries, the president has not always reached -- the strongest long-term view, and sometimes steps back from what actually needs to be done. host: michael brune, let me show you what the president had to say last week, touting his strategy on energy. [video clip] of theave pursued in all above energy strateg
in this morning. in just a few minutes, we've got john harwood. he'll join us to go through the politics on this and some of the realities on how it can possibly work. in the meantime, let's send it over to andrew. >> we have a lot of corporate news this morning. kimberly clark announcing its board of directors authorizing its management team to pursue a potential tax free spin-off of the health care business which has $1.6 billion in sales. take a look at shares of the consumer products giant closing at an all-time high yesterday. we're going to talk to the company's ceo tom falk at 7:30 a.m. eastern time this morning. the play station 4 officially now on sale, a little over six hours ago that gamers were able to get their hands on sony's new game console. the price tag, $399. we're going to have a product review of what it is and what it means. it's 6:30 a.m. eastern time. and we're getting a peek into the portfolios of some of the world's biggest investors. warren buffett, snapping up stake in exxon. at yesterday's closing price of $93.22, that stake is valued at $3.74 billion. and a
uranium. iran says it wants to use it for medical and research purposes, but that technology can produce nuclear weapons, which is why the world leaders in geneva want it to stop. trust is an issue. the p5+1 want iran to allow more people to get in there and inspect facilities. iran wants economicing sanctions to stop. thousands of pakistanis i protesting against drone strikes. imran khan is leading the rally and is giving the u.s. government until today to stop using drones in the counterterrorism program, or it will cut off a supply line. many pakistanis are outraged by civilian deaths caused by drone strikes. >> the wife of an 85-year-old army veteran is pleading for the release of her husband. merrill newman is being detained in north korea. his wife said. . we have more. >> you can well imagine how distraught the family is, and right about this time what is particularly heartbreaking is merrill newman wrote postcards in north korea to family and friends and right about now family and friends in the united states are receiving them. in them are the messages from merrill newman about
motors gives an update on the u.s. auto industry. host: good morning. a live view of the u.s. capitol as the rain continues in the east. with congress and recess this week for the thanksgiving holiday, it is a getaway wednesday as millions toward planes, trains, and drive to your destination. of the busieste travel days of the year. we want to focus on the terminals, the roads and the rail lines but carry freight and passengers. this question, is america's transportation infrastructure up to 21st-century first century standards. that is the question this morning. as always, you can join in on the conversation. you can also join us on facebook or send us an e-mail or send us a tweet. this is the headline this morning, front page of " the wall street journal" -- we want to focus on the larger issue of transportation infrastructure. earlier this month the president traveling to the port orleans, saying it is time to spend more money. >> one in nine of our bridges is rated structurally deficient. more than 40% of the major highways are congested. so is our airspace. who is sittin
to dallas. they're telling us that we're on time, which is great. the roads are a little slick so we wanted to get extra time to get through security. >> reporter: were you expecting to be able to leave on time? >> i was not expecting to leave on time. in fact i was thinking i'd be lucky if i got out tonight. >> reporter: it looks like everything is going to be fine for you. >> looking good so far. fingers crossed. >> reporter: lucky you, right? >> so far. >> reporter: so far most of the travelers are like maura. we just spoke with one person who had an hour delay. coming into la guardia is a much different story, an hour delay coming in. in philly it's about a two-hour delay coming in but the outbound flights are looking pretty decent. now let's head to tom costello who's in pittsburgh. tom? >> reporter: katy, thank you. here in pittsburgh we've got somewhere in the neighborhood of an inch or 2 on the ground here in terms of snow. we had some freezing rain and also some sleet over the course of the past 24 hours, but at the moment most of that has subsided now. it is, however, very cold. p
-handed to address the issues. >> steve saved us by holding it up. >> i have no financial interest in this. i actually can say that. a very good compendium. i would rather start on the highest end of that question where the private sector should be and touch on the comments i made earlier, which again would require a sort of paradigm shift. a paradigm shift in which we try to realize that the internet and technologies from a security perspective have differential that it's not the case the top secret computer i used to use for the government should be the very same computer with the very same protocols that i could buy in any electronics store. that makes no sense, right? it has obvious consequences in terms of moving data between top secret and secret and unclassified networks. we heard a couple of years ago how the consequence on one occasion led to the cyber net, i don't know if riddled is the right work but affected with malware. if a worm could destroy our information base. the first thing is to try to figure out what the technological solutions are. that's going to be a private sector c
and leveled entire neighborhoods. mike tobin in hard-hit washington, illinois, with more for us now. mike? >> reporter: jenna, this is one of the two neighborhoods absolutely leveled when the tornado touched down in washington, illinois. across the debris field hundreds of homes are reduced right down to the ground. the national weather service is estimating that the tornado that ripped through here carryed winds of 170 to 190 miles an hour. now the sun is up, and with dawn resumes the miserable task, picking through the cold finding debris and what belongings can be salvaged and what remains to be kept. as we look through hundreds of homes in two different neighborhoods, devonshire and trails end neighborhood. it happened in a matter of minutes. storm chasers said the sirens whaled by 11:05. by 11:08 the funnel cloud was on them. one storm chaser described what it is like to be caught in the cloud. >> it is not like it is in the movies. i didn't see a pretty blue center. i did look up. the debris was unbelievable t was very dark, the wind, i can't really describe. it was a sound, they sa
's murder. in sanford for us this morning, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, facing felony aggravated assault as well as other charges, police spent hours going through the home he shares with his girlfriend as they try to figure out exactly what happened. >> what's going on? >> he's in my house, breaking all my [ bleep ] stuff because i asked him to leave. he has a freaking gun, breaking all my stuff right now. >> reporter: that's the 911 call that police say george zimmerman's girlfriend made during a domestic incident that turned violent. >> you put your gun in my freaking face and told me to get the [ bleep ] out. this is not your house. no. get out of here. >> reporter: the woman told the 911 operator she was pushed out of her house by zimmerman and that he had a shotgun, ar-15, and two handguns inside. she also said the fight started after she had asked the 30-year-old to leave. but zimmerman tells a different story in his own 911 call. >> my girlfriend, for lack of a better word, is going crazy on me. >> reporter: police were already at the house when zimmerman made the call. h
month of october. joining us from washington is al jazeera's libby casey first, the president's dropping approval numbers? whether the poll numbers are because of the healthcare.gov. and jay carney dereflected. he wins again repeated the line it was a miserable roll out and president obama was not fully briefed on how bad this would go down because that is the thing a lot of people on capitol hill are asking. how long ago go the white house remember congress newit would be this bad he avoided the shake up question that he was able to do yesterday on the briefing as well. on the sunday talk shows this weekend say it might be time to reignite the confidence in the obama administration. here is the thing. the key is soap house and senate members are worried about what this is looking like back in their home district. the white house is juggling not just the president's rating but what does it mean for the legislators having to go home during the holiday break coming up. and give what what does it have to do with the budget in the house. think become to a month ago the democrats were given c
>>> the u.s. supreme court refuses to block the strict texas abortion law. opponents say it will prevent clinics in the state from performing the procedure. a ban on late term abortions is defeated in new mexico's largest city. voters in albuquerque rejected the measure closely watched as a front in the national abortion battle >> calling it a message of blood and death to iran and hezbollah. an al qaeda group taking responsibility for the suicide bombing in beirut. the blast killing 23 people, including a senior irani doipt. >> and desperately needed aid arrives on an island in the philippines where 80% of the people have been left homeless by typhoon haiyan. >> good morning, and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy. two decisions in the battle over abortion rights - both with major implications. the supreme court ruled against blocking a restrictive abortion law in texas - at least while it's being repeople. a third of the clinics will have to stay closed. in new mexico voters in albuquerque reject a ban on late-term abortion. in texas - it was a plea to the
before we had it. we were paying for it as well. >> if we are going to use everyone as a corporation, would it be mika, joe, barnacle, willie? i don't know. long-term? you are basically a terrible person. you can leave now. >> what about that shot? are you kidding me? >> it's time for "morning joe." >> now it's time for t"the dail rundown" with chuck todd. >> no end in sight. a report obtained by nbc news reveals a plan to keep troops in afghanistan for at least years and perhaps longer. it's not the only foreign front that gets lot of in washington's whacka mole health care whirl wind. an amazing eyewitness account from inside the dallas school book depository. a man who was there and may have bumped into lee harvey oswald himself. >> landing in arizona, chris christie takes the republican reign. we will talk to north carolina governor at the center of a voting rights fight in his state. good morning from washington. it's wednesday, november 20th. this is "the daily rundown." the latest on the tragic situation in virginia and congressman tray radell. let's get to th
to talk about a deal that's - that's tribal leaders will meet to talk about a deal that could change the u.s. mission in their nation. it's up to them to approve or reject a security pack announced by secretary of state john kerry. that agreement was posted on an afghan government website allows for some u.s. troops to stay on the ground through 2024. a main sticking point - whether u.s. service personal will have immunity. that has been resolved, and john kerry clarified a key part of the deal. >> it's chain, quip, resist. there's no compatrol for the united states forces. and the bilateral security agreement is on effort to clarify for afghans and for united states military forces exactly what the rules are with respect to that ongoing relationship. >> the pact is a setback. they opposed the deal, afghans want the troops out. jane ferguson has that story from kandahar city. >> for many in kandahar life has been hard. they are squeeze the between a major foreign military base and a strong taliban presence. the loya jirga will take place in kabul to debate the future of such bases in the cou
loosen the grip of, to filibusters. thousands meet to decide on the future of u.s. troops in their country, and we go to live to geneva, and talk to restrict iran's nuclear program. >> after years of threat from both parties the senate has finally invoked the so called nuclear option. the historic move will help end the grid lock on president obama's judicial nominations. he hailed them this afternoon. >> today's count of obstruction, it just isn't normal. it's not what our founders envisions. it is a deliberate determined effort, no matter where the merits just to fight the results of an election, is not normal. and for the sake of future generations we can't let it become normal. >> libby casey joins us now with more on this grid lock busting vote. lick by, there is plenty of reaction. >> yeah, a big day on capitol hill. the rest of the country is scratching their head saying what is this situation, it can sound very dramatic. and in some ways it is, because it is the fundamental change in the way business is done in the senate. usually it takes 60 votes to overcome a th
all of us from the bigger story. we're talking about obamacare and a fresh round of problems on this monday morning. >> here we go again. the music world gets political. >> i want to acknowledge trayvon martin and the hundreds and hundreds of kids each year that are dying due to racial profiling. >> all right. that's fascinating. that's not all. katy perry sparking some outrage for an offensive outfit which i believe is japanese-thaoepld according to people in the studio. "fox & friends" starts now. ♪ ♪ >> it's time for "fox & friends." >> live from studio e in the heart of midtown manhattan where i look outside and it currently is 23 degrees. >> right. who did you look for maria or did you look at the sign? >> i looked at the sign across the street at the bank. >> those are the most accurate. the banks are. we actually were outside yesterday at soccer playing for two hours. they get old enough, it's not considered bad parenting anymore. they pretty much make their own decisions. >> especially if you're out there with them. >> i can still hear the wind in my head. the win
the expanding u.s. prison population and mandatory minimum sentences. we'll be joined by mark mauer of the sentencing project. also kevin prineo, author of host: white house officials say they are on track to have the health care website handle 50,000 simultaneous users. with theterview financial times, i ran the's president says any nuclear pact will not involve the dismantling of iran's nuclear facilities. the interim agreement could test the two countries. for is "washington journal" november 30, 2013. our first 45 minutes, we are talking about the entertainment in the street and american values. while he was in california, president obama told members of the industry there that they play a part in transferring culture and values and giving us a sense of what america is like for the world. we want to know if you agree or disagree with that statement. here is how you can call in this morning -- about 25 of you posting on our facebook page. some of you, especially on the twitter pages, you may remember it was all in california for several days that mr. obama spoke at the dreamworks
exports despite the recent progress in talks between iran, u.s., and five other world powers. iran would see a limited relief and sanctions in return for suspending some nuclear activities. the negotiations are set to resume next week in geneva. john kerry is meeting with senate banking committee members today in a bid to delay a sanctions vote. on tuesday, white house press secretary jay carney said congress should give the talks a chance rather than leave u.s. -- lead the u.s. on a march to war. box this administration has imposed the most crippling sanctions in history against iran. we appreciate the leverage the sanctions have given us and we appreciate the partnership that congress has given us. in that effort. but this is a decision to support diplomacy and a possible peaceful resolution to this issue. the american people, justifiably and understandably, prefer a peaceful solution to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. in this agreement, if achieved, has the potential to do that. the american people do not want to march to war. box the israeli government has frozen one of
. it plays tricks on us. it smudges and blurs the sharp edges of reality. but we turn the trick and summon up our own reality, images, sounds, to help us remember. >> next time we go internal will be at the 50 second mark. the lunar module which has been rather inactive during these latter phases of the count is also going on internal power at this time, on the two batteries in the ascent stage -- >> they came, one million of them, to this place, drawn by the magnet of history in the making. >> the astronauts, the prime crew were awakened at 4:15 eastern daylight and proceeded to have a physical examination in which they were declared flight-ready. they sat down for the normal astronaut fare on launch day, scrambled eggs, toast and coffee. the target for the apollo 11 astronauts, the moon at liftoff will be at a distance of 218,096 miles away. the astronauts departed from their crew quarters after checking out their suits, at 6:27 a.m. and some 27 minutes later, eight miles away from the crew quarters at the kennedy space center, atop the launch pad at complex 39, 6:54 a.m., the commander nei
'm elisabeth hasselbeck. 10,000 people are feared dead after a typhoon in the philippines. -l this morning u.s. troops are on the ground henning piece together the damage. where is the storm headed next? stay here for details. >> days after a second-term winner, new jersey governor chris christie goes on an all-out media blitz slamming the obamacare debacle. >> anybody who has run anything in their lives could see this coming a mile away. >> more on the jersey governor's advice for the white house. like they'll listen. >> miley cyrus sparking more controversy at another awards show. >> you know, i couldn't put this award in my bag, but i did find this. so thank you guys very much. >> how her latest performance goes up in smoke. "fox & friends," new week, special day starts now. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> what a treat on this veterans day morning. you're waking up to the hell cats. it's an ensemble of buglers and drummers from the west point band. >> some of our favorite people from one of our favorite places on one of our favorite dates, to honor those who served this great nation. >> the official nat
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